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The Hopi Tribe

  1. 1. By Andrew, Kathleen, Kelly, and Joe The Hopi Tribe
  2. 2. introduction <ul><li>We did our presentation on the Hopi tribe. there are a lot of interesting facts about the Hopi. Hopi means the “peaceful and wise people.“ They believed that it was a best to try to live in peace and harmony with the world around them. </li></ul>introduction
  3. 3. ☺☻♥ <ul><li>The Hopi tribe lived in the high desert of Arizona 100 miles east of the grand canyon. </li></ul><ul><li>Lived in the middle of Navaho country. </li></ul><ul><li>They lived in the same place their whole lives </li></ul><ul><li>The Hopi tribe lived in mainly Arizona but also in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>The oldest town in America is Graibijin the land of the Hopi.☺☻♥ </li></ul>Location
  4. 5. <ul><li>The Hopi tribe lived in the hot, dry, sandy, desert. </li></ul><ul><li>They built their houses on top of the mesa rocks. </li></ul><ul><li>The mesa rock absorbed the little water they had. </li></ul><ul><li>Eagles built their nests in the mesa rock. </li></ul><ul><li>Other animals are hawks, snakes, rabbits, deer, antelope and mice. </li></ul>♦Environment♦
  5. 6. ♥ ☺☻ ♥ <ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>Grass, brush, and mud </li></ul><ul><li>Coal </li></ul><ul><li>Springs </li></ul><ul><li>☺☻ </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Natural Resources☺☻♥
  6. 7. <ul><li>The Hopi could get water from springs. Each family had a deep hole called a cistern. A cistern was carved out of the mesa rock. </li></ul><ul><li>They stored extra water in the rock and in the winter you would put snow in it so it would melt and you could use it. </li></ul>The Mesa Rock
  7. 8. <ul><li>Children and adults wore the same thing. </li></ul><ul><li>Girls and women wore a manta, it was a black cotton dress that wrapped around and tied on your right shoulder. </li></ul><ul><li>Boys and men wore a breechcloth, it was a towel that wrapped around your waist. </li></ul>Clothing in the Summer
  8. 9. <ul><li>In the winter you would wear pants and moccasins made out of deer skin. </li></ul>Clothing for the Winter☺☻♥
  9. 10. <ul><li>Made out of stone and clay </li></ul><ul><li>Flat roofs </li></ul><ul><li>2-3 stories high </li></ul><ul><li>Ground floor for storage you would climb a ladder to get to the second and third floors </li></ul><ul><li>If it was good weather, you would sleep and work on the roof. </li></ul><ul><li>What are some differences from our houses to theirs? ☺☻♥ </li></ul>Housing☺☻♥
  10. 11. <ul><li>Didn’t use calendars to find out when to plant seeds they asked their sun watcher. </li></ul><ul><li>Sun watchers knew when to plant seeds by where the sun rose. </li></ul><ul><li>By looking at the position of the sun they knew when to perform certain ceremonies. </li></ul><ul><li>The time you planted your seeds was very important. </li></ul>Sun Watcher
  11. 12. <ul><li>Captain: Andrew </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Kathleen </li></ul><ul><li>Environment: Andrew </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resources: Kelly </li></ul><ul><li>The Mesa Rock: Joe </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing in Summer and Winter: Kathleen </li></ul><ul><li>Housing: Kelly </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Watchers: Joe </li></ul><ul><li>A special thanks to Mr. Goldfarb who assigned our groups! </li></ul>Credits